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The Back Creek Bistro

14415 Dowell Road, Solomons, MD 20629
410-326-9900
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Ranked #6 of 35 Restaurants in Solomons
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $12 - $30
Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue - Wed 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: www.backcreekbistro.com
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Virginia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband and I were in Solomons for our anniversary and decided to try the Back Creek Bistro for our anniversary dinner. The restaurant is a little off the beaten path, but definitely worth the trip. The dining room overlooks the water, so it is a very pretty setting. We did make a reservation, although since it was the off... More

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Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This place is really close to a 5, but the bottom line is the cost and food quality don't quite get it there. The staff was friendly and prompt. The location is a little off the beaten path, but the view was amazing. The establishment was clean and well appointed. The crab dip obviously did have crab in it, but... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

We selected this restaurant for a special anniversary dinner. First they were going to seat us beside the speakers for the guitar player, we asked for a quieter table. We got a quieter table (but the acoustics of the room are still not great for dining). We placed our appetizer order and waited quite a while for the bread, even... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

Casual dining with great view of the water and docks. Fun local dining great for picky guest's. Try the Filet Mignon.

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La Plata, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We have not eaten at Back Creek for awhile. I am writing the review because I don't think folks should be taken in by all of the "wonderful" reviews that are listed. We went for dinner as a family and we had a reservation. They lost our reservation and we sat at a very small, hot table for four people.... More

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Oakton, Virginia
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

Our large group of 20 friends was challenged getting to Solomons Island by extreme weather in early July, 2014. Owner Richard did his very best to work with us to during the busy 4th of July weekend to insure we had a place to dine at the end of our cruise. All agreed that their dishes were expertly prepared and... More

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Lexington Park, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This place is off the beaten path but arguably has the best atmosphere and view in Solomons. Great food and they do live music some nights. A really good place to take and impress a date.

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Hollywood, Maryland
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Atmosphere is upper scale, cloth napkins and ambient lighting; food is fine dining with continental flair; service hoever was slow, understaffed for a busy Saturday night

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La Plata, Maryland
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188 reviews 188 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

My boyfriend and I took my mom to Back Creek Bistro for Mother's Day. The menu is varied, with plenty of seafood options, and there were several enticing specials for the holiday. I ordered Champagne Scallops, and my dish was the best among our party. Cooked to perfection with a savory sauce, the scallops were to-die for! The service was... More

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Washington, DC
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108 reviews 108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We went to this restaurant at 8:30 and they aren't supposed to close until 9:30, but they already were and said they had not had a customer since 7:30 and it's too bad we didn't come earlier. It'd be nice if they posted that on the website! It was also really hard to find the place (maybe because it was... More

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Additional Information about The Back Creek Bistro

Address: 14415 Dowell Road, Solomons, MD 20629
Phone Number: 410-326-9900
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Solomons
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 12 - 30
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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